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About Leslie:
Lecture Schedule

Leslie speaks regularly at to genealogy, history, and other groups throughout New England and across the country. She has spoken at the local, state, regional, and national level.

Click here for her contact information if you are interested in scheduling a program for your group.

Click here for a list of her lecture topics.

 

2013
DateLocation/TimeTopic
8-11 May National Genealogical Society Conference
Las Vegas, NV
Lecture (sponsored by the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors): Get Published in Magazines!

2012
DateLocation/TimeTopic
12 Jan Gleason Public Library,
Thurs, 7 p.m., Carlisle, MA
Lecture: Writing a Page-Turning (But True) Family History
1 Feb Western Massachusetts Genealogical Society,
Wed, 6 p.m., Agawam, MA
Lecture: Getting the Most Out of FamilySearch.org
10 Mar Southwest Florida Germanic Genealogy Society,
Sat, Port Charlotte, FL
Lectures: 300 Years of German Immigration, Eight Ways to Cross the Ocean, Jumping Over Hurdles in German Research, Getting the Most Out of FamilySearch.org
21 Mar Cape Cod Genealogical Society,
Wed, 10 a.m., Brewster, MA
Lecture: Eight Ways to Cross the Ocean
14 Apr South Shore Genealogical Society,
Sat, 1:30 p.m., Hanover, MA
Lecture: The Journey Takers: An Inside Look at the Immigration Experience
28 Apr Orange County Genealogical Society
Sat, Goshen, NY
Lectures: Beyond Names and Dates: Understanding Your Ancestors’ Stories, The Journey Takers: An Inside Look at the Immigration Experience, Getting the Most Out of FamilySearch.org
9 Oct Illinois State Genealogical Society
Tues, 8 p.m., webinar
Lectures: Jumping Over Hurdles in German Research
28 Nov Waukesha County Genealogical Society
Wed, 7 p.m., Waukesha, WI
Lectures: The Journey Takers: An Inside Look at the Immigration Experience/em>
3 Dec German Interest Group
Mon, 7 p.m., Janesville, WI
Lectures: 300 Years of German Immigration

2011
DateLocation/TimeTopic
15 Jan Greater Lowell Genealogy Club
Monthly Meeting, Sat, 1 p.m., Lowell, MA
Lecture and book signing: Beyond Names and Dates: Uncovering Your Ancestors’ Stories
24 Feb Book Presentation, Paseo Verde Public Library
Thurs 6:30 p.m., Henderson, NV
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
25-26 Feb St. George Family History Expo
Fri-Sat, St. George, UT
Lectures: The Journey Takers: An Inside Look at Immigration Research, Crossing the Ocean with the Internet, Beyond Names and Dates: Uncovering Your Ancestors’ Stories
26 Feb Seagull Bookstore
967 West Red Cliff Drive,
Sat, 5-7 p.m., St. George, UT
Book signing: The Journey Takers
1 Mar Seagull Bookstore
2250 North University Pkwy #C56
Provo, UT - Tues 4-6 p.m.
Book signing:The Journey Takers
1 Mar Book Presentation,
Provo City Library, at Academy Square, in the Bullock Room on the 3rd floor of the Academy Building
550 North University Parkway
Tues, 7 p.m., Provo, UT

The lecture free and open to the public.

Lecture and book signing:The Journey Takers: An Inside Look at the LDS Immigration Experience

2 Mar Cache County Historical Society Monthly Meeting
Historic County Courthouse, 199 North Main Street
Wed, 7 p.m., Logan, UT
Lecture: The Journey Takers: An Inside Look at the Utah Immigration Experience
3 Mar Seagull Bookstore
1114 North Main Street
Logan, UT - Thurs 11 am - 1 pm
Book signing:The Journey Takers
3 Mar Ogden Family History Center
539 24th Street
Thurs 7 p.m., Ogden, UT
Lecture: The Journey Takers: An Inside Look at the LDS Immigration Experience
3 Mar Seagull Bookstore
514 N 325 East
Thurs, 4-6 p.m., Harrisville, UT
Book signing: The Journey Takers
4 Mar Seagull Bookstore
1625 West 9000 South
West Jordan, UT - Fri 2 - 4 pm
Book signing:The Journey Takers
4 Mar Salt Lake City Chapter of the Utah Genealogical Association
Bountiful Arts Center, 745 South Main,
Bountiful, Utah, Fri, 7 p.m.
Lecture: The Journey Takers: An Inside Look at the Immigration Experience
5 Mar South Davis Regional Family History Fair
Sat, Bountiful, UT
Lectures and book signing: The Journey Takers, Eight Ways to Cross the Ocean, Writing a Page-Turning, But True, Family History
5 Mar Seagull Bookstore
316 North Marketplace Dr.
Sat, 5-7 p.m., Centerville, UT
Book signing: The Journey Takers
12 Mar Westchester County Genealogical Society
Monthly Meeting, Sat, 10 a.m., Dobbs Ferry, NY
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
19 Mar Middlesex Genealogical Society
Monthly Meeting, Sat, 2 p.m., Darien, CT
Lecture and book signing: Beyond Names and Dates: Uncovering Your Ancestors’ Stories
25-26
Mar
Fairfax Genealogical Society Spring Conference,
Fri and Sat, Fairfax, VA
Lectures: Crossing the Ocean with the Internet, Jumping Over Hurdles in Western European Research, Online Sources for Western European Research, The Journey Takers: An Inside Look at Immigration Research, and Get Organized! Take Control of Your Research Projects
31 Mar - 2 Apr Ohio Genealogical Conference
Thurs-Sat, Columbus, OH
Lectures: Research and Writing Your Ancestors’ Stories (2 hr workshop),
Crossing the Ocean with the Internet
7 Apr New England Regional Genealogical Conference
Thurs, 12:15-1:15 p.m., Springfield, MA
Lecture: Journey Takers: An Inside Look at Immigration Research
12 Apr Dickinson Memorial Library
Tues, 6:30 p.m., Northfield, MA
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
16 Apr TIARA (The Irish Ancestral Research Association)
Annual Writing Conference
Lecture: Writing a Page-Turning (But True) Family History
20 Apr Connetquot Public Library
Wed, 7 p.m., Bohemia, NY
Lecture and book signing: Beyond Names and Dates: Uncovering Your Ancestors’ Stories
26 Apr Monthly Meeting, Central Massachusetts Genealogical Society
Tues 7 p.m., Gardner, MA
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
29 Apr Worcester Public Library Genealogy Conference
Fri 3:30 p.m., Worcester, MA
Lecture and book signing: Beyond Names and Dates: Uncovering Your Ancestors’ Stories
30 Apr Monthly Meeting, Capital District Genealogy Society
Sat, 2:30 p.m., Albany, NY
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
7 May Spring Meeting, New York Chapter of the Palatines to America
Saturday, location to be determined
Lecture and book signing: Writing a Page-Turning (But True) Family History
11 May Westfield Woman’s Club Book Club
Wed 12:00, West Springfield, MA
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
12 May Jenks Senior Center
Thurs 7 p.m., Winchester, MA
Lecture and book signing: Writing a Page-Turning (But True) Family History
14 May Monthly Meeting, Falmouth Genealogical Society
Sat 10 a.m., Falmouth, MA
Lecture: The Journey Takers
21 May Annual Meeting, Connecticut Ancestry Society
Sat
Lecture: The Journey Takers: An Inside Look at Immigration Research
25 June Founders Day Luncheon, San Antonio Genealogical and Historical Society
Sat, San Antonio, Texas
Lecture to be determined
28 June Book Presentation
Larry J. Ringer Public Library,
Tues, 5:30 p.m., College Station, TX
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
29 June Texas Research Ramblers Genealogical Society,
Wed, 10 a.m., College Station, TX
Lecture: Writing a Page-Turning (But True) Family History
12 July Windsor Historical Society Genealogy Series,
Tues, 7 p.m., Windsor, CT
Lecture: The Journey Takers: An Inside Look at Immigration Research
10 Sep Duxbury Genealogy Marathon,
Sat, 11 a.m., Duxbury, MA
Lecture: Writing a Page-Turning (But True) Family History
1 Oct Toledo-Lucas County Public Library,
Sat, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Toledo, OH
Lectures: Jumping Over Hurdles in German Research and The Journey Takers: An Inside Look at the German Immigration Experience
15 Oct Ottawa Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society,
Ryan Taylor Memorial Lecture, Sat, 10 a.m., Ottawa, Ontario
Lecture: The Journey Takers: An Inside Look at the Immigration Experience
29 Oct Boomers and Seniors Expo,
Sat, 10 a.m., Boston, MA
Lecture: Writing a Page-Turning (But True) Family History
10 Nov West Brookfield Genealogy Society,
Tues, West Brookfield, MA
Lecture: Jumping Over Hurdles in German Research
19 Nov Monthly Meeting, Irish Family History Forum,
Sat, 11:30 a.m., Bethpage, NY
Lecture: Crossing the Ocean with the Internet

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